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- n. Plural form of trou-de-loup.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Trap-holes or pits dug in the ground, in the form of inverted cones or pyramids, each with a pointed stake in the middle, to serve as obstacles to an enemy.
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Obstacles of every kind abound, and at night each side can hear the enemy driving pickets for entanglements, digging _trous-de-loup_, or working forward by sapping.